Exhausted

  1. I just started my clinicals for CNA this week and I can't believe how exhausted I am today. I got assigned to the skilled nursing unit and I loved it, however, it was a lot of work! What really got me is that it seemed that everyone on that unit has diarrhea. I can't count how many briefs I changed and how much pericare I did today. Wow! :trout:

    For someone who has a C Diff infection, does the color of their diarrhea change also? I'm not sure but I think I may have seen my first C Diff case today. All I can say is that I will not forget that smell and the color of the stool.

    Hats off to those of you who have made being a CNA your carreer. Bless you because I don't have any desire to do this long term. :angel2:
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    About aerorunner80, ADN, BSN

    Joined: Dec '06; Posts: 581; Likes: 197
    NICU nurse turned FNP student class of 2019; from US
    Specialty: 8 year(s) of experience in NICU

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  3. by   muffie
    good luck in your career
  4. by   LPNCieBan
    Yes it's hard work and gross but the patients can't help it. You should try working in a retirement home or assisted living

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